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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alessandra mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Alessandra

"Alessandra" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Italian feminine form of Alexander (Protector of Mankind)". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Alessandra

Alessandra Ambrósio is a model. Alessandra was given the name Alessandra Corine Ambrósio on April 11th, 1981 in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Alessandra is also known as Ale.

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Alessandra Torresani is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Alessandra was given the name Alessandra Olivia Toreson on May 29th, 1987 in Palo Alto, California, U.S. Alessandra is also known as Alessandra Toreson.

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Alex Polizzi is a hotelier, businesswoman, television presenter, and hotel manager. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Alex was given the name Alessandra Maria Luigia Polizzi di Sorrentino on August 28th, 1971 in Poplar, London, England.

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Alessandra Mussolini is a Member of Senate, Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Senate of the Republic (Italy), and Chamber of Deputies (Italy). Alessandra was born on December 30th, 1962.

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Alessandra Mastronardi is an actress. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Alessandra was born on February 18th, 1986 in Naples, Italy.

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Alessandra De Rossi is an actor, singing, celebrity branding, model (people), actress, singer, celebrity endorser, and model. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Alessandra was given the name Alessandra Tiotangco Schiavone on July 19th, 1984 in United Kingdom. Alessandra is also known as Alex de Rossi.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alessandra

Lewis Alessandra is a soccer player for the Rochdale A.F.C., Oldham Athletic A.F.C., Chester City F.C., Morecambe F.C., and Plymouth Argyle F.C. Lewis was born on February 8th, 1989 in Heywood, England.

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Tony Alessandra is an author and motivational speaker.

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How popular is the baby name Alessandra in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 5 5 0
1946 6 6 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 6 6 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 7 7 0
1955 8 8 0
1956 5 5 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 13 13 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 8 8 0
1963 14 14 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 17 17 0
1966 15 15 0
1967 22 22 0
1968 37 37 0
1969 23 23 0
1970 29 29 0
1971 38 38 0
1972 29 29 0
1973 44 44 0
1974 36 36 0
1975 33 33 0
1976 29 29 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 28 28 0
1979 46 46 0
1980 43 43 0
1981 40 40 0
1982 53 53 0
1983 51 51 0
1984 83 83 0
1985 110 110 0
1986 141 141 0
1987 176 176 0
1988 219 219 0
1989 214 214 0
1990 236 236 0
1991 215 215 0
1992 248 248 0
1993 199 199 0
1994 232 232 0
1995 251 251 0
1996 264 264 0
1997 273 273 0
1998 283 283 0
1999 312 312 0
2000 359 359 0
2001 346 346 0
2002 393 393 0
2003 459 459 0
2004 568 568 0
2005 664 664 0
2006 897 897 0
2007 857 857 0
2008 784 784 0
2009 656 656 0
2010 830 830 0
2011 790 790 0
2012 923 923 0
2013 1,064 1,064 0
2014 1,081 1,081 0
2015 1,138 1,138 0
2016 1,067 1,067 0
2017 1,034 1,034 0

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Popularity of Alessandra as a first name

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Popularity of Alessandra as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alessandra U.S.
  White 93.31% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alessandra

People with the last name Alessandra are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Alessandra

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  • How Popular is the name Alessandra? Alessandra is the 1,773rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Alessandra was the 63,524th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alessandra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,130 babies born with the first name Alessandra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alessandra to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alessandra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alessandra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alessandra is Saturday, December 23rd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Alessandra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alessandra was in 2015 with a total of 1,138 babies. That's a lot of babies named Alessandra!
  • Random Alessandra Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alessandra is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 21 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Alessandra: Your name in reverse order is Ardnassela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dsaaleanrs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alessandra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 314 people with the last name Alessandra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alessandra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alessandra as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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